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Meet the Musks: who's who in Elon’s extended family?


We know plenty about Elon Musk, the South African-born erstwhile teen mega-nerd, PayPal co-founder and Tesla boss turned tunneller, space coloniser and battery tycoon. But what about all the other Musks? Because while Elon revels in the success of his recent rocket launch, and a car-based publicity stunt that made …

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Gardening leave: why are offices turning into botanical spaces?


Amazon has built treehouses in its offices and Microsoft employees work in the woods. Companies reveal why they are using plants to boost productivity The botanical meditation room at media firm Essence. Photograph: Matthew Beedle Most offices have a few plants dotted around the place. Some companies, however, like to …

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Journey to work a daily grind? How to make your commute more productive


Guardian Small Business Network Nearly four million of us spend two hours a day travelling to and from the office. Here’s a guide to making that time well spent Make time for ‘breakfast for your brain’ on the morning commute. Photograph: Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images Despite advances in remote working, Britain’s …

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